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<p>BusBoss now features the customizable SmartRoute Dashboard&trade;, which alerts directors to different factors while planning daily bus routes, such as students not assigned to stops or routes.</p>

School Bus Management / Training

School Bus Software Offering More Accessibility, One-Stop Shop Options

Choices abound for routing and fleet maintenance software packages that are available on any web-connected device, eliminate the need to spend time importing and exporting data to one central location, and automatically track a variety of information in real time.

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How school transportation compares in the U.K.
The U.K.’s lack of a standard yellow bus is a prominent difference between the British and American school transportation systems, but the two have more similarities than you might expect.
NAPT News & Views — Keeping NCST effective, relevant
For the work of the NCST to be relevant and to serve as a model of the school transportation industry’s best practices, interim amendments of the recommendations are essential.
New face, same mission
I met many of you at the NAPT Summit, and immediately I could tell that this industry is a community that is passionate about keeping children safe and contributing to their education.
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Book on school bus safety
Go Where the Bus Goes, a new children’s book written by Lorraine Fletcher, a longtime school bus driver in Kentucky, addresses school bus safety.

Pre-trip inspection module
InterMotive’s new pre-trip inspection module is designed to automatically turn on and off all chassis-controlled exterior lights, including brake and reverse lights.

Distracted driving app
SeatbeltGuard, a vehicle device, and TextGuard, a phone app, work together to help fleet managers prevent distracted driving and to monitor other driver behaviors, company officials said.

Conventional school bus inspection training DVD
The DVD is designed for drivers preparing for the test to earn a CDL. It shows the pre-trip inspection process and is broken down into several chapters.

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<p>The event was held at Suffolk Transportation Service's Safety and Training Center in Bay Shore, N.Y. Each session began with an introduction on how school bus drivers are screened and selected, along with driver training and qualification requirements. Shown far right is Hilma Hammer, director, large bus, at Suffolk Transportation, discussing evacuation procedures.</p> PHOTOS: New York association demonstrates school bus safety

The New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA) and the Suffolk Region PTA shared with... Visit photo gallery

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